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  • José Miguel Vivanco
    José Miguel Vivanco, director of Human Rights Watch's Americas division, is a general expert on Latin America. Before joining Human Rights Watch, Vivanco worked as an attorney for the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • UN Peacekeeping has a Sexual Abuse Problem
    A Haitian woman was selling charcoal on the empty edges of her small town when a white, uniformed United Nations peacekeeper offered her a lift in his marked vehicle. He raped her shortly after she got in. “I could not fight back,” said Marie Ba…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Tell Clothing Brands To Go Transparent

    Tell Clothing Brands To Go Transparent

    Tweet the Clothing Brands Tweet the clothing brands below and tell them to take the Transparency Pledge:39 companies so far have committed to #GoTransparent and signed on to the #TransparencyPledge. Tell…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti
    Political instability in 2019 continued to hinder the Haitian government’s ability to meet the basic needs of its people, resolve long-standing human rights problems, and address humanitarian crises.In July 2018, the government’s announcement th…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti: Investigate Protest Deaths

    Haiti: Investigate Protest Deaths

    Expand Men look at protesters marching to demand an investigation into what they say is the alleged misuse of Venezuela-sponsored PetroCaribe funds, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Novemb…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti
    Political instability continued in 2018 to hinder the Haitian government’s ability to meet the basic needs of its people, resolve long-standing human rights problems, or address humanitarian crises.In July 2018, the government’s announcement tha…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • New Americas Treaty Boosts Environmental Rights
    A new treaty to deepen the link between environmental protection and human rights in Latin America and the Caribbean has the potential to reduce the conflicts that lead to the murders of so many environmental defenders in the region. The signing ce…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti
    Political instability in 2017 hindered the Haitian government’s ability to meet the basic needs of its people, resolve long-standing human rights problems, or address continuing humanitarian crises. The United Nations peacekeeping mission operating…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti’s bid to end mandate of Independent Expert abrupt and non-consultative
    Once again, we are pleased to see such a strong focus on economic, social and cultural rights in your discussion of the five key aspects of the human rights situation in Haiti. The five key human rights concerns at focus in your report remain Human R…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Haiti should not leave Civil Society out of decision on mandate
    We wish to congratulate Haiti on the inauguration of President Jovenel Moise in February of this year and hope that he and his administration will make human rights a priority.Human Rights Watch continues to have deep concerns related to dire public…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Huffington Post: Haiti

Stabroek News

  • newGanga optimistic of Citibank setting up in Guyana

    Ganga optimistic of Citibank setting up in Guyana

    Guyana remains optimistic of Citibank establishing a presence in Guyama and has promised the US banking institution to assist in making that a reality, even as the country prepares for another round of meetings in April.The article Ganga optimistic…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Jan 20, 1:13am -
  • newJagdeo supports Ali’s position on Exxon contract

    Jagdeo supports Ali’s position on Exxon contract

    The views expressed by the PPP/C’s presidential candidate Dr Irfaan Ali on how the party intends to deal with current oil & gas contracts should the party win the upcoming General and Regional Elections,  reflects the party’s position and should…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Jan 20, 1:12am -
  • newKobe, daughter die in helicopter crash - —Black Mamba’s death stuns sports world

    Kobe, daughter die in helicopter crash - —Black Mamba’s death stuns sports world

    (Reuters) – The sporting world was plunged into mourning yesterday as news of Kobe Bryant’s death in a helicopter crash spread leaving the rich and famous, presidents, Hall of Famers and ordinary fans stunned.The article Kobe, daughter die in he…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Jan 20, 1:11am -
  • newAuditor General’s report queries costs for vehicle repairs in regions

    Auditor General’s report queries costs for vehicle repairs in regions

    The Auditor General’s 2018 report has raised questions about large expenditures on the maintenance of vehicles in the various regions including on some of the buses provided under President David Granger’s  transport programme for schoolchildren…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Jan 20, 1:11am -
  • newReaction to the death of former NBA player Kobe Bryant
    (Reuters) – Kobe Bryant, who won five NBA championships with the Los Angeles Lakers, died aged 41 yesterday in a helicopter crash in California.The article Reaction to the death of former NBA player Kobe Bryant appeared first on Stabroek News.
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Jan 20, 1:10am -
  • newCabinet sub-committee noted 57 contracts on December 30
    A total of 57 contracts were noted by a Cabinet sub-committee on December 30 last year as the government continued to pursue major projects notwithstanding its caretaker status.The article Cabinet sub-committee noted 57 contracts on December 30 appe…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Jan 20, 1:10am -
  • newStabbed Linden girl remains in serious condition
    The student of the Linden Foundation Secondary School who was stabbed on Thursday by a fellow student remains in the hospital and her condition is still regarded as critical.The article Stabbed Linden girl remains in serious condition appeared first…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Jan 20, 1:09am -
  • newJaguars beat Red Force by 219 runs

    Jaguars beat Red Force by 219 runs

    Guyana Jaguars took less than an hour to claim Trinidad and Tobago Red Force’s final four wickets to win their third round Cricket West Indies Regional four-day clash by 219 runs at the National Stadium, Providence yesterday.The article Jaguars be…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Jan 20, 1:09am -
  • newSilver Bullets defeat defending champs

    Silver Bullets defeat defending champs

    A new champion will be crowned in the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Linden zone after Silver Bullets eliminated defending champs High Rollers 1-0 in their quarterfinal matchup Saturday at the Amelia’s Ward Hardcourt.The article Silver Bul…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Jan 20, 1:08am -
  • newLawrence plays up investment in Region Four - -at Golden Grove meeting
    According to PNCR chairperson Volda Lawrence, the coalition government has invested hundreds of millions in Region Four because, unlike the previous administration, they consider the Region and its people “valuable”Speaking just before President…
    - 4 hours ago, 27 Jan 20, 1:08am -

The Economist: Haiti

The Guardian: Haiti News

  • 2019: year of unrest in the Americas – in pictures
    Wave of protests and violence against austerity measures and political corruption swept Bolivia, Venezuela, Chile and other Latin American countries Continue reading...
    - 27 days ago, 31 Dec 19, 7:00am -
  • President Moise is committed to ending corruption and rebuilding Haiti | Letter
    In response to an article concerning the ongoing political crisis in Haiti, foreign minister Bocchit Edmond describes the administration’s efforts to build a unity government and move the country forwardsYour article states that Haiti’s crisis is…
    - 46 days ago, 12 Dec 19, 1:26pm -
  • Sick of corruption, Haiti looks back to its revolutionary hero for hope
    As conflict racks the nation and anger at a political scandal grows, Haitians are rallying to the country’s founding father more than 200 years after his assassinationOn the walls across Haiti’s capital, Port-au-Prince, a stencilled image can be…
    - 51 days ago, 7 Dec 19, 3:54pm -
  • Killers lurk in the shadows as Haiti chaos takes a sinister turn
    Mired in poverty, corruption and violent unrest, Haiti faces a fresh problem in the form of paid gunmen out to settle scoresAt the barricaded junction next to the international airport in the Haitian capital Port-au-Prince, protesters burn tyres and…
    - 53 days ago, 5 Dec 19, 2:00am -
  • Lakou Mizik: HaitiaNola review – a Caribbean-Creole melting pot
    (Cumbancha)The Haitian ensemble maintain their mission of national regeneration with a second album that embraces New Orleans, a close neighbour and cultural cousin. It’s a love affair spawned when Lakou Mizik played the city’s 2016 jazz festival…
    - 92 days ago, 27 Oct 19, 12:30am -
  • Why people are protesting in Haiti – video report
    Weeks of widespread protest have paralysed parts of Haiti. Demonstrators are calling for the country's president, Jovenel Moïse, to resign from office, but despite violence and charges of corruption he has so far refused to stand downAn explosion of…
    - 94 days ago, 25 Oct 19, 1:49pm -
  • An explosion of protest, a howl of rage – but not a Latin American spring
    From Chile to Ecuador and Bolivia to Haiti police and protesters are clashing on the streets, but what are the common threads and will they lead to change?Tanks on the streets in Chile. Barricades and bloodshed in Bolivia. Weeks of unrest that have p…
    - 95 days ago, 24 Oct 19, 12:06pm -
  • Failing Haiti and forgetting Jean-Bertrand Aristide Aristide | Letter
    Dr Kevin Bannon on the root of the Caribbean country’s problems and why the US demeans the politician who became Haiti’s first democratically elected presidentHaiti’s political and economic problems are of course rooted in its exploitative trea…
    - 14 Oct 19, 12:58pm -
  • Haiti protesters clash with police hours after journalist shot dead
    Killing of Néhémie Joseph throws fresh fuel on crisis as protesters demand Jovenel Moïse’s resignationHaitian protesters have clashed with police in the country’s capital, Port-au-Prince, hours after a journalist who had covered previous anti-…
    - 11 Oct 19, 11:27am -
  • Haiti and the failed promise of US aid
    After an earthquake struck in 2010, the US pledged to help rebuild the Caribbean country. A decade later, nothing better symbolises the failure of these efforts than the story of a new port that was promised, but never built. By Jacob KushnerWhen Bil…
    - 11 Oct 19, 1:00am -
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